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Cribbage board and pegs

Museum number:
2-38469a-e
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm210238469a@2de
Accession number:
Acc.3190
Object count:
5
Description:
(a) Walrus ivory cribbage board perforated for pegs; sailing ship on one side, spotted seal diving into hole and signature "Nuguruk" engraved and darkened on opposite side. (b-e) 4 ivory pegs.
Donor:
Edward J. Mahoney Jr. and Mrs. E. J. Mahoney Jr.
Collection place:
Alaska
Verbatim coll. place:
Alaska
Culture or time period:
Alaskan Eskimo
Maker or artist:
Nuguruk
Collector:
unknown
Collection date:
unknown
Taxon:
Odobenus rosmarus
Object type:
ethnography
Accession date:
November 1, 1978
Context of use:
Game made for sale.
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
(a)— 3.1 centimeters and (a)— length 13.8 centimeters
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